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thefts we're following this friday >>gary: >>james: good morning at our top story we are following this friday august 30th. construction on the bay bridge continues as we are now in day two of the closure.
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we'll have a progress report on the transition to the new eastern span. and thousands of bay area commuters turned to public transportation to get around the bridge closure. we'll have more on the increased ridership and what you can expect while getting around they bay today. we'll begin our team coverage of the bridge closure with a look at your early morning commute. erica is standing by in the
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traffic center with that. good morning erica. now to the construction work. crews have been working around the clock. connecting interstate-80 to the new span. at the same time, they're also demolishing portions of the old bridge. kron4's will tran joins us live from the oakland side where he's been following their progress. will?
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>>will: now to the construction work. crews have been working around the clock. connecting interstate-80 to the new span. at the same time, they're also demolishing portions of the old bridge. taking down that entire look at the progress that's been made, so far.
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if you want to learn more about the construction process underway right now. go to our website at kron4.com. we have a special section with a video player. you can watch the stories our reporters are filing as they track the progress. there are also links to mass transit and other resources for getting around the bay. a number of people turned to mass transit yesterday. bart ridership hit record highs during the first day of the bay bridge closure. from midnight yesterday
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morning to 7:00 yesterday evening, more than 390- thousand riders took bart to get around. that's about 62-thousand more riders compared to the same day last year. this hadsan francisco bay ferry also ahead saw an increase in ridership. just over 47-hundred people rode the ferry during the morning commute yesterday. that's a 57-percent jump over the day before when about 3-thousand people used the system. boats will continue to run every 45-minutes during commute times today. continuing our team coverage of the bay bridge closure. commuters are turning to alternate routes to get to san francisco.
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one of them being the san mateo bridge. that's where we find kron 4's mike pelton. far this morning? and stay with kron 4. we'll keep you updated on the bay bridge shutdown. you can also get the latest info on our website. kron4- dot-com. and on our new kron4 mobile app. there's a special section devoted to the latest updates on the bridge. lets check in with erica for weather and see what we can expect on this long holiday weekend. >>erica: it should be as bad today but we should certainly see it all lot of extra traffic interstate 80 and highway 92. we are in a green indicated speeds over 50 mi. an hour. we are already starting to see some minor delays for francis drake boulevard and the north bay between interstate 580 and highway 101 so the yellow on your screen does indicate
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remember there are a lot of stoplights on serve francis drake. because it is a friday hopefully it people to call for the liberty weekend approaching thrift that issued traffic. let's focus on your weather on this happy friday morning. we will start things off with a satellite and radar. sleekit up to incompressible marine layer meaning the fog is not as widespread but it is particularly dense along the coast line. you may encounter a little bit of drizzled with reached reduced visibility to return, i'll do this. antioch's 70 degrees. 64 out the door and concord. still holding on for sixties in san francisco and san mateo but temperatures in a little bit cooler we're talking upper 50s and the no. 5. as we prepare afternoon highs, mostly eighties in the south bay. today is expected to be the warmest day of the week.
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campbell a high of 88 and 78 degrees in fremont street to the east a week ago, 90s trickling and with pittsburgh at 94. well 90s over and concord. a downtown san francisco is the height of 70 degrees and looks like we will see temperatures in the upper 80s for those of you in napa. travel forecast shows really no bats with weather. have a four with minneapolis. some called the fear traveling to atlanta. washington d.c. a high of 88. pretty good conditions across the entire country. necker in the bay area air 7 day around the bay forecast highlights of that the labor day weekend forecast expects temperatures to cool and continuing to " and into monday itself with a 10 to 20 percent chance of showers >>james: many fast food employees around the bay area will be back at work this morning.
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we'llyou test on the nationwide strike. and union city police are looking for a woman who is involved in an home invasion scam. details coming up. firefighters continue to battle the rim fire. details on containment coming up. the rim fire in and around yosemite national park continues to grow, however firefighters are making progress. mandatory evacuations for toulmne and willow springs have been lifted. here's what we know. the fire has charred over
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the blaze is now 33-percent contained, and fire crews estimate full containment by friday, september 20th. kron4's philippe djegal reports from tuolomne county. fire crews are working at a fever pitch to protect the hetch hetchy reservoir. and, both the tuolumne and merced sequoia groves inside yosemite national park. fire officials say the reservoir is well protected and water quality has not been affected. division chief: fire fighters are working 24 hour hammond shifts to protect the hetch posted in their engines at several
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different points of the area. hitchock says so far neither the dam or hydrostation have happened butmeanwhile, the u-s park service -- building fire lines around the two sequoia groves threatened by the rim fire. caught core it's in a remote area. crews have set-up a sprinkler system around the trees to moisten the fuels -- making them less likely to burn the historic ranger's cabin near crane flat. has also been covered up with fire retardantin
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tuolumne county, philippe djegal, kron four news. coming up on the kron four morning news. mayor bob filner. we are now hearing from his ex-fiance and what she is ahead saying about his behavior before the scandal broke ahead and, keep out. and here is a live look at. of the new eastern span of the bay bridge. we'll keep you updated on your morning commute as you welcome back, more on our top story this morning, the closure of the
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we continue our team coverage of the bay bridge closure. as people head out the door alternate way to get to san francisco. one of them being the san rafael bridge. kron four's jackie sissel is live with the details on this early morning commute. good morning jackie. lets see how the commute is going around the other parts of the bay. the santa cruz county sheriff's office is looking for an inmate who escaped hanna andpatrick collins, who had inkatha and been in custody since july 14 on theft charges, walked away from the santa cruz county rountree medium facility yesterday morning. at the time of his escape, he was performing scheduled
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duties on the grounds. collins is a transient that frequents the santa cruz area, causecollins was scheduled for release in october. union city police are looking for a woman who posed as a city worker as part of a home invasion ahead scam.
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and the suspect told the victim caught kohen said there was a snake infestation and asked to check the backyard for snakes. hour while an accomplice ransacked the house and ran and off with the victim's ed her hand belongings. the suspect is described as a hispanic woman between 35 to 45 years old. with nose and lip rings, as well as a tongue piercing. hadn'tpolice say a woman with a thought similar
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description was seen in fremont using the same snake scam in order to burglarize residents. ahead employees are returning to work this morning following the largest strike to ever hit the fast food industry. yesterday, workers walked off the job across 60 cities of, and not nationwide including the bay area. the strike was part of an fast food workers only make those workers are also asking for the right to unionize and full-time hit
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and none schedules. today is the last day in office for embattled san cause of an he leaves less than nine months into a four year term. harassment allegations from at least a dozen women. caughtlast week, he told the city council he was the innocent before the scandal erupted, he turned more aggressive , sending sexually explicit text messages to other women the obama administration says it respects the will of could against a call for a
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potential military while the united states may still act alone, andrew spencer reports president barack obama appears to be weighing his options carefully. secret documents are giving us new information on what happened after the death of osama bin laden. was instantlythe documents say an american military laboratory in afghanistan analyzed the confirming his identity. the tests were done soon after he was killed by a the washington post reports that these details come from classified information bin laden was killed at his pakistan hideout in may 2011. millions of americans are getting set to hit the road for the last long weekend of summer. if you're traveling for company at the airport and on the highway, but decent prices at the gas pumps.
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welcome back was that what you're the immediately for the church weather and traffic. >>erica: as we take a look
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at the san francisco city streets so far so good for 19th avenue and park presidio print they did accommodate a lot of extra traffic starting off at the golden gate bridge. we have to talk about public transit. full details on that and how to get around in our next report. >>james: back to the construction work being done at that news man. --new stand--new span. continues. kron4's will tran has a live update. >>will: you can see the work being done behind me. not as busy as what we saw yesterday. i can tell you
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they're either ahead of pace or either right on pace. they have now fallen behind which is good news and that's why they've told us they should let us know by tonight where they are, what to ahead and a full assessment. that could open up the bridge as much as monday afternoon or late afternoon. matt caltran headquarters are was and i
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saw a group of employees start to roll up. this is a panoramic view of the new eastern span. they even superimposed cars on this and a poster. it's so beautiful and is there so excited by what going on. everything seems to be granted. coming up at 5:00 we will give you a bird's- eye view of the work being done. we plan to get another news conference this morning on the status of the work being done. back to you. >>james: thank you will much for it we have a special section of kron4 dock, and the right hand side reassess bay bridge closure. click on that. that will take you to our new affirmation. there
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are also links to various mass-transit options if you need help getting around. speaking of mass transit we did have a number of people turn to mass transit. bart rider ship hit record highs during the first day of the bay bridge closure. in fact midnight from yesterday morning to 7:00 evening more than hot.
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member so far traffic is down from what it was yesterday but the thing you can notice is the fog. a very heavy fog. that was about halfway across the span. yesterday, we were at full capacity right here on the bridge and down like a san mateo bridge at least the traffic is moving which is good news. there are six tollbooths. unfortunately those six global scope to two lanes of traffic. once you get out of this man that really backed up the traffic.
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>>james: think your jacket. let's see how things are doing all round the bay area. if you would like to keep updated we have of course our website at kron4 dock, which we will continually update for you. make sure to download our new kron4 app. ever alert we have gotten so far we will bring to you. it is free to download it today. >>erica: happy friday to you trams. can't say much because we have some dense fog but we may encounter some drizzle and a compressed and rain layer so the fog is not widespread. for the fiscal side all along the bay and closer to
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the ground this morning. in terms of temperatures, off to a mild start pre it fog a trucker for shows by 7:00 still the with chronic conditions inside the bay along the coast. take a look at a lunchtime hour, all the fog and claude cover. we should see a bright and sunny afternoon. the start things off in the east bay. check out walnut creek, we will see plenty of '70s had erred here and east bay shoreline. we're talking 70 degrees in oakland. fremont today with a high of 77 degrees. and plenty of 80s and the south bay. it's going to be a sunny and beautiful day out there. downtown's san francisco coming and as 70 degrees. we
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will continue to see the warm-up down the bay shore. last but not least as we focus our attention on the . the >>jacqueline: >>james: the giants have paid nearly
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and for 40 we will take a quick break. when we come back at a substitute teacher now accused of having more than 2000 images of child pornography. will the details on that story coming up. and the danville teen it killed in an accident earlier this week is remembered by family and friends. will tell you what his parents have to say about robert orlando. and a preview of what we can expect when the opening bell rings at 630 this morning.
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wall street looks like is set to a sluggish start. we did have some positive on the u.s. economy. the worry for syria sent markets higher. here's how they
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finished out. the dow up 16 per it the nasdaq 26.9% s&p 500 finishing up three. cause of death. we will follow the opening bell as 630 this morning with a quick break.
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>>james: is a live look outside. we will have a lot more on that top story coming up an imminent the first loss of traffic. erica. >>erica: we are certainly following day two of the bay bridge shutdown. looks like most of that traffic and commuters will be heading to the san mateo bridge. drive time still under 15 minutes.
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down highway 101 that he will see they are reconfiguring lanes. we also have dent's ground fog to do with. visibility is certainly an issue today. we don't have any incidents. as of right now, so far so good. we saw a bunch of extra cars from sir francis drake boulevard. once you
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get off the golden gate bridge expect extra traffic heading down 19th avenue and on park presidio as well. that's what it looks like on the freeways and some of the road to. if instead you plan to take public transit 24 hour bart service. that's what we're dealing with. perry servers will be increased. he could catch ferry's every 45 minutes during peak commute hours at a quick reminder that a.c. transit will not be running their trans bay. dense fog along the coast line of the club cover not as widespread as what we saw yesterday. currently temperatures are
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mainly in the '60s. expects '70s and '80s and perhaps the low 90s trickling from the forecast. expect a bright and sunny afternoon empire afternoon highs looks like we will see 90s along the delta. breaking down those afternoon highs will start things off in the south bay today. to the east bay we go checkout of the 90s on the board. downtown's san francisco checking and at 70 degrees and looks like we will see upper 80s for those of you in napa. here's 7 day around the bay forecast dialectical or holiday weekend. in fact a 10 to 20 percent chance. looks like mostly sunny skies with just a little bit of morning fog next week.
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>>james: sheriff's deputies checked and on dozens of registered sex offenders living in the county to verify their one sex offender was check-in and on suspicion of having at math and possessing a live ammunition. a substitute teacher has been arrested for allegedly confessing to hunter images of child pornography. authorities say that he has been a substitute teacher and san jose's school district he was also employed by the ymca pastime is elementary from 1994 to 2000. police are now interviewing students and the school district.
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>>: kron4's there are stone reports from danville where a vigil was held and the memory of the young man who died in danville >>: a thought echoed by hundreds who showed up in danville to remember 17 year-old robert orlando. orlando was killed in a car accident monday night. one day before what would have spent his senior year of high school. >>: he was a really good kid. he was lost too early for it >>: he was always happy. the only thoughts i've ever had. >>: friends with candles and
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brought flowers. it's >>: it's disbelief. it's tragic one of the vices families and kids around. >>: this has been a very difficult difficult time for roberts family. i did talk to his mother on thursday and she told me quite simply she dismisses her son. in danville j.r. stone kron4 news. >>james: also making news this morning the giants have paid nearly 545,000 and back wages and damages to dozens of clubhouse and administrative policies for violations of minimum wage over time and record-keeping laws permit the u.s. the barman of labor found that clubhouse employees were working more hours than reported receiving only a flat pay rate that amounted to less than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. the giants were also accused of not plane employees overtime. the a's blew a golden
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opportunity to complete a four game sweep in detroit facing pitcher max scherzer.and his remarkable 19-and-1 record.but scherzer they jumped on him early. jed lowrie - smacks a 2-run homer to right off the probable al cy young winner brandon moss - crushes this scherzer pitch to nearly the same spot - only deeper and here comes the heartbreak grant balfour comes in with a 6-3 leadneeds just 3 outs for the a's to sweep but balfour gives up a runthen with two on torri hunter.delivers the knockout blow the 3-run walk-off home run balfour blows his 2nd save in the last month tigers win 7-6
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good morning, our top story we're following this friday
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august 30th. construction on the bay soft bridge continues as we now on the second day of the closure. more on the progress of the transition of the new eastern span. and thousands of bay area commuters flocked to public transportation in wake of the bridge closure. we'll have more on the spot increased ridership and what you can expect when getting around they bay today. r and another top story we are following this morning. the rim fire continues to burn in yosemite. we'll have an update on containment. we'll bring you team coverage of the second day of the bridge closure in just a moment. first lets check in with george to see if it is having an affect on your early morning commute. now to the construction work.
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>>will: get this. they say that where there are with the progress of whether or not it could be open sooner than tuesday. st. now one time did they say they're falling behind or in jeopardy but we will get the full report tonight. a chance it could open as early as monday afternoon at our monday evening. >>james:crews have been working around the clock. connecting interstate-80 to the new span.
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at the same time, they're also demolishing portions of the old bridge. kron4's will tran joins us live from the oakland side where he's been following their progress. will? if you want to learn more about the construction process underway right now. go to our website at kron4.com. we have a special section with a video player. you can watch the stories our reporters are filing as they track the progress. there are also links to mass transit and other resources for getting around the bay.
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a number of people turned to mass transit yesterday. bart ridership hit record highs during the first day of the bay bridge closure. from midnight yesterday morning to 7:00 yesterday evening, more than 390- thousand riders took bart to get around. that's about 62-thousand more riders compared to the same day last year. san francisco bay ferry also saw an increase in ridership. just over 47-hundred people rode the ferry during the morning commute yesterday. that's a 57-percent jump over the day before when about 3-thousand people used the system. boats will continue to run every 45-minutes during
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commute times today. another route commuters are using to get around the bay this morning is the san rafael bridge. that is where we find kron 4's jackie sissel. >>erica: we are dealing with some dense coastal fog. it's not widespread but it is lowered to the ground and what we saw yesterday. these temperatures are more margaret we are working up to plenty of '60s. we do have some big changes as we head into labor day weekend. all have full details on what to expect. will be talking about rain chances in my next report.
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>>mark:and stay with kron 4. we'll keep you updated on the bay bridge shutdown. you can also get the latest info on our website. kron4- dot-com. and on our new kron4 mobile app. there's a special section devoted to the latest updates on the bridge. developing news this morning. the san jose police department is investigating an officer involved shooting. just after 1 am officers
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located a car suspected of being involved in a robbery.
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it was in the area of king road and alum rock avenue in east san jose. officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but it fled the area. the car crashed and officers reported shots being fired. one suspect was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound. no word on their condition. in hi san diego mayor bob filner will spend his last day in office today. he is leaving less than nine months into his four year term.
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that story next. >>james: locals are using what they say they are used to this. so many of them are prepared and have supply so there's no worry there. crews are working to clear the roadway. >>darya: 513 and up next secret documents are giving us no information on what happened after the death of osama bin laden . that's coming up on the kron4 osama bin laden . that's coming up on the kron4 morning news. úo
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>>james: we are back. it is 516. top stories we're following is the bay bridge
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closure. your alternate routes and all of the stuff we will be tracking throughout the day today. >>darya: let's hope for the best but prepare for the worst which means leaving out a little earlier. what are uc and george. >>george: even with an accident reported at the toll plaza chp did confirm the left lane in the number one lane at the toll plaza a shutdown today as it was yesterday. they didn't think this was going to be a long- lasting incident and the good news this there are no delays. you may see some slowing but that's not a huge problem to get to the san mateo bridge. the question is whether or not this will start to back up the ride early because if it does even with lighter traffic as of friday before the holiday weekend it's possible we could see a really bad back up once again for both 92 and 488
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but right now is still doing pretty well. we're thankful for that. will head next to the richmond bridge for it and there is not nearly the traffic at this hour this morning that we saw yesterday. i would not want you to get so encouraged by hearing these reports that you think you'd get your car and drive because it is still very early volume is up and get a bit. but so far we are problem and the late free bury it. that means an easy trip field across the san serve francis drake boulevard project we are and the fog of this morning but we are the way free not only across the golden gate but through marin county on 101 southbound. a tad over to the weather center and get
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an update from erica print >>erica: happy friday to george. to today will be the warmest day of the week so expect a bright and sunny. if we are looking up to cloudy skies with a dense fog. it's a little muggy with temperatures in the '60s. 64 out the door and concord, low 60s and oakland. temperatures closer to the 70 degree mark ride along the delta. falling into the afternoon, you will notice plenty of 90s for the east bay. upper 70's for hayward and the shaping up to be a gorgeous day and the south bay with cupertino and have 83 degrees. 80 degrees
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and campbell. last but not least i do want to focus on the the north bay. will keep temperatures in the mid '80s for petaluma we are same slides read cloud cover here's a look at the 7 day around the bay forecast. as the mark in its way from the cause of alaska could bring some shabbily into the bay. >>james: a judge in los angeles has ruled that a lesbian army veteran and her spouse should be entitled to
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disability benefits given the supreme court ruling. the judge said the code to find a spouse as a person of the opposite sex is unconstitutional since the high court's decision allowing legally married couples the right to health care benefits. there were seeking additional money and benefits that married veterans are entitled to receive. >>darya:and fast food workers are returning to their jobs today after a strike. we'll tell you what they are asking from employers. but first. the rim fire continues to burn in yosemite.
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we'll have the latest in containment efforts after the break. the rim fire in and around yosemite national park continues to grow, however firefighters are making mandatory evacuations for stuck. a judge in los angeles has ruled that a lesbian army
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married veterans are >>darya:employees are returning to work this morning following the largest strike to ever hit the fast food industry. yesterday, workers walked off the job across 60 cities nationwide including the bay area. the strike was part of an effort aimed at boosting pay and benefits. organizers say that 'most fast food workers only make about 8-dollars an hour.'
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those workers are also asking for the right to unionize, and want full- time schedules. today is the last day in office for embattled san diego mayor bob filner. he leaves less than nine months into a four year term. filner faces sexual harassment allegations from at least a dozen women. last week, he told the city council he was the innocent victim of a "lynch mob." filner's ex fiance says just before the scandal erupted, he turned more
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aggressive , sending sexually explicit text messages to other women and asking them on dates in u.n. experts have delayed the start of what's expected to be the last day of their probe into last week's suspected chemical weapons attack in syria. a convoy of u.n. vehicles left the inspectors' hotel in central damascus today, but returned minutes later. it was not clear why the team turned back.
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the inspectors was expected to wrap up their investigation today into the august 21 attack. some of the experts will travel to laboratories in europe to deliver the material they've collected this week. the u.s. blames the syrian government for the attack, and has signaled it could carry out punitive strikes. experts say you simply can't safely bomb a chemical weapons storehouse into oblivion. weapo[ male announcer ] this one goes out to all the allergy muddler you know who you are. you can part a crowd, without saying a word... if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts. well muddlers, muddle no mor try zyrte®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrte® starts working at hour one on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start worki until hour three
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happened after the death of osama bin laden. they say an american military laboratory in afghanistan analyzed the d- n-a from bin laden's body -- confirming his identity. the tests were done soon after he was killed by a navy seal team. the washington post reports these details according to classified information leaked by edward snowden. the pentagon denied more than a year ago that it had any records of these tests in a response to a freedom of information request. will be right back as the kron4 morning news continues.
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♪ ♪ (annouer) swerhe cl ofthgril withew fskiegrilrs, fu of aty nderand crchy tes. >> the time is 5:30 a.m.. our top story this morning continues to be the bay bridge closure. we are now entering our second morning commute with people try to find other ways around. >> a great concern is this
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an accident that is blocking the left-hand lane. even with what we have already out served as a glider traffic today than yesterday. we are starting to pick up indication on road and the sensors have been slow. here on the approach of the actual accident itself is at the toll plaza. it is in the process of being cleared. there was a person who was injured and was transported from the scene. the chp stated then everyone at the scene has a sense of urgency getting this cleared. here is a live look from the toll plaza. you can see within the last hour the volume has increased. we are heavier than usual right now. we are likely to see heavier than normal traffic. there is no
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bay bridge today and even with light holiday traffic it will still be delays. on the richmond center fell bridge, here's a look at the ride on 580. there is a big change in the last 15 minutes. here's a quick look at your golden gate bridge ride where the conditions are great for southbound 11. so fst. so far ride on sir francis drake is not dead. >> now to the construction and work. crews have been working around-the-clock connecting interstate 80 to the new span. at the same time, they are also demolishing portions of old bridge. kron4 will tran joins us live from oakland
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side where he has been following their progress. >> i am on top of the toll plaza building. here is a view to show you what is going on. now you know the work that is going on. they are laying down pavement. the lighter color is the old pavement that they had to remove. they are very busy and you do not see the volume of cars and trucks that we saw yesterday. we will find out a a.m. why they're not as busy as they were 24 hours ago. look at this. you're looking into san francisco and there is the new eastern span. the zero launch lies on the left side of is the old spanish, right side is the new span with the l e d lights. right
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now they have done what they could do with the bikes ban. they have to knock out this section and then extended into this section over here. you can see that the crows are very busy and i had a chance to talk with caltran and they believe that if everything goes ok there is a good chance that this could be open sooner than to stay. that will give us a full assessment tonight. they are making such good work if there is a chance that it may open up monday afternoon or early evening. also that will help you down roads that caltran always do maintenance work as well. they stated that because of the shutdown no
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cars going across for the next five days that they will be able to do their maintenance work that would normally take three to four months. >> if you want to learn more about the construction process underway right now goes to our web site @ kron4.com. if we have a special section with a video player. you can watch the stories our reporters are falling as they track the
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progress. there are also links to mass transit and other resources for getting around the bay. >> a number of people turned out to mass transit yesterday. bart riders should hit record highs during the first day of the bay bridge closure. from midnight yesterday morning to 7:00 p.m. yesterday evening, more than 390,000 riders to bart's to get around forever if that is about 62,000 more riders compared to the same day last year. >> san francisco bay ferry also saw an increase in riders ship. just over 4700 people rode the ferry dock on the morning commute yesterday. that is a 57% jump over the day before when about 3000 people use the system. boats will
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continue to run every 45 minutes during commute times today. >> another route route commuters are using to get around the bay this morning is the san for sale bridge. that is where you will find kron 4 urs jackie sissel. >> and jackie hall is the commute so farwe hope that the n will be less but everyone has their fingers crossed because we continue to see the traffic go on this bridge. >> i think a lot of people may come out early this morning because they missed out yesterday. they bought better to do it on friday morning. >> stay with kron4 we will
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keep you updated on the bay bridge and shut down. you can also get the latest info on our web site at kron4.com and our new kron4 mobile app. there is a special section that is devoted to the bay bridge. >> the time is 5:38 a.m. will now give you an update with the weather. >> happy friday! we are waking up to muggy conditions. as we head into the afternoon you can expect low 90's at inland and upper 70's around the bay. we do have a cool down to talk about and the potential of showers. there are big changes for the holiday and i will break those down coming up in my next report. >> the time is 5:38 a.m.. we >> the time is 5:38 a.m.. we will be right back. úo [ male announcer ] marie callender's know
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employees were working more hours than were recorded, but receiving only a flat. that amounted to less than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. if the giants also accused of not paying the employees overtime. >> the 49ers' put an exclamation point on their preseason. colin kaepernick threw a touchdown pass to cap his only drive, and sampras's go roughed up the san diego chargers 41-6 in the exhibition of final for both teams. carbolic started the first-team offense of the 49ers, while charges or rookie coach mike mccoy said his first-team offense. the chargers had a bad night. backup quarterback charlie
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 news. the time is by 40 7:00 a.m.. here is a live look at the construction at the bay bridge. the only biok that is5:47 a.m.. here is t live look at the bay bridge. >> we started with an accident that was blocking the left-hand lane. that crash has been cleared there just moments away from
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removing it. in the meantime, we picked up a another accident on highway 92 westbound. this is before calling your road. there is an accident on 880 southbound. you can see is starting to back a ride in the south bond direction. even though the of volume is down from yesterday our third accident of the morning. this is really messing of pride as well as westbound 92. the traffic is being held up on both directions. the richmond center fell bridge is a another alternate but their volume is also building up.
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your trip to the golden gate bridge, 101 south bond we are problem free through marin county. we will now go over to the weather center. >> the fault it is more of a problem and what we saw yesterday. it is starting to sneak over this was so we are waking up to gray skies just like we did yesterday but it is a very thick. the visibility is a factor. in terms of your temperatures we're waking up to 60's. it is filling a little muggy outside. as we head into the noon hour future cast 4 highlights 70's inside the bay and we will start to see some of 80s turn to and '90s
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as we head into afternoon. >> today will be a bright and sunny day and the warmest of the week. santa clara will have a high of 86 degrees. upper 80s for baltimore ballot. we will pick up '90s for concord. low 80s for the valley in downtown san francisco have a high of 70 degrees. your 7 their around the bay highlights cool weather as we head into the holiday weekend in fact, we are tracking a storm that will arrive sunday night into monday. this may bring rain to san francisco and the coastline. >> a sex of fendered sweep and solano county netted 17 people for alleged parole and probation on violations. over the past week, sheriff
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deputies checked in on dozens of a registered sex offenders living in the county to verify their addresses. of the 17 arrested one sex offender was taken in on suspicion of having mmeth and another for possessing live ammunition. >> a substitute teacher has been arrested in san jose for allegedly possessing at least 2000 images of child pornography. the suspect is 39 year old andbrian westfall. authority say that he has been a substitute teacher in san jose's oak grove elementary school since 2006. he was also employed by the ymca at sim onds elementary from 1994 to
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2000. police are now interviewing students in the oak grove school district to make sure there were no incidents of lewd conduct. >> new this morning. the santa cruz county sheriff's office is looking for an inmate who escaped. patrick collins, who had been in custody since july 14th on theft. charges, locked away from the santa cruz county on rowntree medium facility yesterday morning. at the time that he escaped, he was performing schedule duties on the grounds. he is a transient that frequents the santa cruz area, collins was scheduled for release in october. >> union city police are looking for a woman who
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posed as a city worker as part of a home invasion scam. according to authorities, the suspect told the victim there was a snake infestation and asked to check the backyard. the suspect then distracted the victim for about half an hour while the belongings were taken. the suspect is described as a hispanic woman between 35 to 45 years old with a nose and lip rings. police say that a woman with a similar description was seen in fremont using the same scam. >> the bay area is now home to a new bike sharing program. san francisco mayor ed lee helped kick off the program yesterday in hopes to relieve traffic congestion. merely explain the environmental impact on the new program. >> users will have to access more than 600 bikes parked at about 70 different
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stations. fees will depend on how long the bike is checked out. >> coming up on the kron4 morning newest. the latest on the bay bridge closure. we will tell you the progress of the construction and how you can get around the closure this morning. if you are getting ready to hit the road for the weekend you are not alone, coming up we will tell you who else will be sharing the road with will tell you who else will be sharing the road with you. úo hñ
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>> coming up on kron 4 morning news at 6:00 a.m.. off crews are busy at work for the second day estate install the new eastern span of the bay bridge. we will keep you updated on the best routes in your morning commute. >> a muddy mess in southern california. more on the storm that has 1500 people stranded. >> we are keeping an eye on wall street this morning as future trading as in the positive. where will bring you the opening bell as 6:30 a.m.. >> we will be right back rick.
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>> good morning, our top story we're following this friday august 30th. construction on the bay bridge continues as we now on the second day of the closure. more on the progress of the transition of the new eastern span. >> and thousands of bay area commuters flocked to public transportation in wake of the bridge closure. we'll have more on the increased ridership and what you can expect when getting around they bay today. >> we also have a developing story in the south bay where police opened fire on a robbery suspect overnight. we will have more on what happened coming up.

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